virus on basil

Basil    Morocco

Hello again!. We have as well in a small plot which seems any kind of virus on basil, as the leaves are twisting and are getting a strange discoloration. Do you know which virus could be or if maybe is something else?. Thank you.

Asked by: Sara (1 point)   Posted:November 23, 2017

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My Basil plant is not growing and its dying.

Basil    None Given

As provided in the picture there are brown spots and holes in the leaves of my basil plant. Also the leaves are getting dried from the side and slowly falling. There are yellow coloration in the plant. After some days the tree is getting dried and dying. Kindly let me know the reasons and also...

Asked by: Annada Bhusan Kar (1 point)   Posted:October 16, 2016

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Orange yellow balls on basil are they harmful?

Basil    None Given

I found these on July 2, 2017 in my garden on one of the basil leaves. I didn't know if it would be harmful to my basil so I removed it. After doing multiple searches I still had no luck, All the searches were talking about the water retaining balls in soil. Anyway will this harm my basil? I...

Asked by: Benjamin mcneill (1 point)   Posted:July 2, 2017

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Basil turning yellow and leaves dropping off

Basil    Bethlehem, CT

My basil was doing really well until last week when the leaves started turning yellow and the leaves started dropping off. I put rabbit manure down and covered the plants with screens to prevent the japanese beetles from eating it but not sure what is going on?

Asked by: Dana Assard (1 point)   Posted:August 8, 2013

1 answer    5311 views

White spots
How to treat white spots on my basil plant?

Basil    None Given

It's not even aphids :( But I just noticed some time brown insects below.

Asked by: Pip (1 point)   Posted:August 6, 2016

1 answer    1295 views

black stains on basil

Basil    Morocco

Good morning!We have a problem on basil, in which there are appearing many black spots and stains on leaves. It could be Alternaria but I am not sure. What do you think it could be?. Thank you.

Asked by: Sara (1 point)   Posted:December 19, 2017

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1. Started with brown spots on the stem and burnt leaves
White/brown boils/sores on my basil over a month or so

Basil    None Given

My basil was wonderful till these white/brown boils/sores started showing up near the lower stem, it's spread almost to the top now despite sprinkling generic pesticide twice over the last month. The plant growth also seems to have stopped. Please help!

Asked by: Kaushal (1 point)   Posted:August 8, 2016

1 answer    973 views

Mildew 2
mildew on basil

Basil    Morocco

Good afternoon!. We have received basil which has a type of mildew that we think it is different that the normally we have (Peronospora belbahrii). As you can see in the photos, with the new mildew (lets called it Mildew 1) , the surface of the leaves turn brown little by little. We cut it, it...

Asked by: Sara (1 point)   Posted:November 23, 2017

1 answer    453 views

Wilting basil!

Basil    New Zealand

Hi all! Recently my basil has been a little sad looking. Overall, the upper leaves all look fine and green, the small ones at the bottom turn a little yellow. It just seems to be wilted. Could it be over or under watering? Please help me out.

Asked by: Naomi (1 point)   Posted:November 14, 2017

1 answer    337 views

White spots on basil
White spots on basil?

Basil    None Given

Hi everyone, My basil plants recently developed these white spots. It's an infestation of some sort, but I can't tell of what or what to do about it. I have other herbs that aren't showing signs yet, but I'm worried my mint were in proximity and could get it too. Any ideas what this is and...

Asked by: DragonToes (1 point)   Posted:November 11, 2016

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My Basil plant is not growing and its dying.

Basil    None Given

I have provided some photographs of my basil plant. Kindly suggest some remedy. The leaves are drying and dying. Also there are holes in the leaves and it seems some insects are attacking the plants. kindly suggest.

Asked by: Annada Bhusan Kar (1 point)   Posted:October 23, 2016

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What is wrong with my basil?


I purchased a basil plant from whole foods and growing it indoors in my sunny living room. It has been growing well, but has white specs on many of the leaves. There are more and more of these now and the plant looks sick. What is it and what can I do?

Asked by: Yiqun Bai (1 point)   Posted:July 13, 2015

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Raised round appearance

Basil    None Given

My Basil has green healthy leaves. I went to pick some and the topside of the leaf has small round raised areas in the leaves more toward the tip area . The leaf looks healthy it just had these little "outies"What could cause this and can I eat these leaves? Do I pull them off? There is no...

Asked by: Sue Yudkin (1 point)   Posted:August 27, 2016

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Why are my basil leaves turning black

Basil    England:Burnley

The leaves that are turning black don't fall off I just have been picking them off is it because they are ready to be picked or something else

Asked by: George (1 point)   Posted:September 11, 2014

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Sweet basil

Basil    McCalla, ala.

My sweet basil has sticky substance on the leaves. The leaves and stems also have small brown spots that look like insects. They are not insects. What can this be, and what will remove them?

Asked by: Sam tamburello (1 point)   Posted:March 11, 2016

1 answer    721 views

What are these spots on the basil leaves?

Basil    None Given

What spots are on the leaves and how are they treated ? Appeared a few days ago. Leaves behind a certain sign.

Asked by: amin (1 point)   Posted:June 19, 2016

1 answer    710 views

terminal yellowing / violet color in almost all the leaves . It looks like anthocynin pigments...
Why are leaves of basil turning yellowish and reddish?

Basil    None Given

Terminal yellowish, reddish violet color in the leaves of basil (known as tulasi) - please help me to find the actual cause of this in the leaves.

Asked by: suraj hm (1 point)   Posted:May 8, 2016

1 answer    741 views

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Aphids on plants


I am growing some basil and other herbs on my balcony and I just cant get rid of the aphids. I try to remove them all only for them to reappear!!! What can I do to get rid of them?

Asked by: Em (2 points)   Posted:February 1, 2013

3 answers    3774 views

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leaf miners

Basil    None Given

can you eat leaves that have been affected by leaf miners

Asked by: Donn Shepherd (1 point)   Posted:February 11, 2017

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Companion planting - what goes together?

Basil    South Carolina

I keep reading that I should plant basil next to my tomato plants to improve their flavor - how does this work? What else can I plant together?

Asked by: Simon (2 points)   Posted:February 7, 2013

1 answer    1730 views

concentric brown spots

Basil    Morocco

Disease in basil which produces this type of patches?

Asked by: Sara (1 point)   Posted:December 26, 2017

3 answers    544 views

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Leafminers on basil

Basil    None Given

I am living in Hawaii and trying to grow basil in an individual pot. I looked around the plant village website and found out the black lines I am seeing on the leaves of my basil are leaf miners. My question is, can I still use those leaves for cooking or should I prun the individual leaves and...

Asked by: Steven Nash (1 point)   Posted:November 15, 2016

2 answers    742 views

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My basil gets attacked with 1cm long greyish grubs

Basil    None Given

My basil gets attacked with 1cm long greyish grubs eating the leaves and then causing leaves to curl around them. Leaves blacken where eaten. I'm in Australia.

Asked by: David Smith (1 point)   Posted:April 19, 2016

1 answer    507 views